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#30 of 116 Italian in Basel


US$15 - US$40
Italian, European
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Vegetarian Friendly
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0.2 miles from Basel Minster
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Reviewed 1 October 2020 via mobile

This is a classic Basel/Swiss restaurant. Simplicity at its finest. Good wine, simple food, local atmosphere and not at all pretentious. The food is pretty basic, like home cooking, but well done and very reasonable prices for the city center location. I look forward to...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 23 May 2020

I really love this restaurants. Absolutely lovely and friendly staff and the food is really delicious.

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 25 November 2019

So the locals seem to love it here. Is it because it's Italian in Switzerland and it's hard to come by?? The wait staff was not overly welcoming or attentive. The food was good but by no means great. I'm not sure what the Italian...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed 7 May 2019 via mobile

A friendly warm welcome, a great atmosphere absolut tasty food. A place city center whee locals meet tourists for a good time off the stress of the day.

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed 15 July 2018

I do not know what kind of restaurant this is...maybe it wants to sell as italian but they offer also asian and english dishes. The vitello tonnato as a starter was really good but the other courses were really low quality and turned out very...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Reviewed 1 April 2018

I don't know if the chef from there has ever tasted good food before...I have ordered the tomato, avocado salad with shrimps as starter and tuna with rice. And it was just terrible.

Date of visit: November 2017
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Basel friends are devoted to this place. In a central location, it’s intimate and stylish in an understated way. On my first visit, I was not blown away by the food, but I’d gladly give it another try.

Date of visit: February 2018
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

The food is always great! Nice location with a good atmosphere. Good menu and specials. Just can go wrong with it. The best in town.

Date of visit: October 2017
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Polite attentive professional staff. Atmospher was amazing as you seat close together which for us in a foreign country was fabulous because we soon made friends and enjoyed the atmosphere. It was Friday night and the restaurant was truly buzzing. The food was amazing and...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Reviewed 10 August 2017

It was our first night in Basel and stumbled across this small and cosy Italian resto on a relatively quieter street in the City Centre. We walked in and was soon shown a table with paper "table cloth". Nobody came to serve us immediately but...More

Date of visit: August 2017
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Bodega zum Strauss is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 3.5